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Content tagged with Mobile Applications posted in September 2004
etalk To Offer Contact Center Performance Management Consulting
News  |  9/30/2004  | 
Contact center performance software developer etalk will help clients evaluate and improve processes, design call monitoring programs, and create libraries of digital recordings to identify best practices.
Ultimus Releases BPM Suite 7.0
News  |  9/27/2004  | 
New "adaptive discovery" technology helps organizations deploy automated processes without complete maps.
IT Confidence Index At Lowest Point In A Year
News  |  9/24/2004  | 
InformationWeek's confidence indicator has dropped nearly 19% since March, yet more than half of 300 business-technology managers say they're positive about current economic conditions.
Tibco's Revenue, Profit Jump
News  |  9/24/2004  | 
The business-integration-software vendor also revealed plans to buy back as much as $50 million of its stock over the next two years.
IBM Launches Business Optimization Center
News  |  9/23/2004  | 
IBM has unveiled a business optimization center as part of its bid to dominate what it estimates is a $500 billion market opportunity for business-performance services.
Pegasystems Brings BPM To Credit Cards
News  |  9/22/2004  | 
Customer Process Manager and Smart Dispute are built on Pegasystems' Java-based business process management platform.
PeopleSoft Forges Ahead With Product Plans
News  |  9/20/2004  | 
At Connect conference, customers will hear about the progress of its Total Cost of Ownership initiative, as well as upgrades to its HR and J.D. Edwards' manufacturing software.
BMC Expands Enterprise-Management Product Line
News  |  9/20/2004  | 
Among the new products are enhanced event manager and Service Level Management process-reporting software.
Open Source Hardware
Commentary  |  9/17/2004  | 
Can the open-source model be extended beyond software? It already has. In speaking today with Indian scholar Deepak Phatak, I learned about the "Simputer," introduced in 1998 and licensed under the Simputer General Public License, an open-source license developed for hardware.
Building Java Business Processes Without Java Skills
News  |  9/17/2004  | 
Unify Corp.'s new release of its business-process-management system, NXJ 10.5, is designed to supply the Java without the Java programmers.
HandySoft Enters BPM Pact With Deutsche Telekom Unit
News  |  9/17/2004  | 
The firms will package HandySoft software with consulting services provided by T-Systems.
Process Improvement Through Performance Assessment
News  |  9/16/2004  | 
Leverage investments before upgrading ERP and CRM systems.
Adopt BI to Leverage ERP for Performance Improvement
News  |  9/16/2004  | 
Assess your ERP systems and make intelligent BI investments
Goldman Sachs: Corporate Tech Buying Is Heading Down
News  |  9/16/2004  | 
A major investment firm says expectations for corporate spending on technology are falling.
Analysts React To Oracle's Court Victory
News  |  9/13/2004  | 
Predictions include the unlikelihood of an appeals court overturning Judge Walker's decision and the deal finally closing at somewhere in the mid-$20s-per-share range.
Euclid To Provide Greater Transparency Into IT
News  |  9/9/2004  | 
New offering graphically illustrates relationships between IT and business processes.
JBoss: Open For Business Process Management
News  |  9/8/2004  | 
New software on top for October release.
After the Dust Settles
News  |  9/7/2004  | 
How does the BI marketplace look now that the merger and acquisition dust has settled?
The Land Beyond Transactions
News  |  9/7/2004  | 
Led by RFID and enterprise metadata, new streams of information are in place to move businesses past the traditional world of analyzing only transaction data. Location analytics and metadata mining are key fields to watch.
Reference Data Management: What, Why, and How
News  |  9/7/2004  | 
Razza Dimension Server 5.0 offers a modern approach to reference data management.
The Truth About The Truth
News  |  9/7/2004  | 
The difference between data, information, and the truth has never been so important.
Fuego Teams With Proxima On IT Provisioning
News  |  9/7/2004  | 
The vendors hope to strengthen their respective software packages by borrowing from each other's capabilities.
New Oracle E-Business Suite To Simplify Technology Management
News  |  9/7/2004  | 
Integrates Oracle Grid Control and Oracle Applications Manager; targets improving business process automation and operating efficiency.
Ambeo Announces Data Usage Tracking Solution for Sybase IQ
News  |  9/3/2004  | 
News - August 16, 2004
Sun, Hyperion Dress Up Solaris For SOX
News  |  9/1/2004  | 
The pact is expected to produce software that will further Hyperion's push into business performance management.
NextSale Announces New Sales Force Automation Suite
News  |  9/1/2004  | 
Suite includes sales-lead generation, data mining, sample and literature distribution, and quotation tools.

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